Lyons Tales: A Review & Preview of Mount Holyoke Athletics for Feb. 16th

Lyons Tales: A Review & Preview of Mount Holyoke Athletics for Feb. 16th



The Lyons (6-4) return to action on this weekend when they head to Worcester to compete at the 2015 NEWMAC Championships, hosted by WPI. The meet begins on Thursday and runs through Sunday. Live links for all of this year's meets can be found at



The Lyons suffered losses to MIT and Wellesley in NEWMAC play last week. Senior forward Amber Legare (Chicopee, Mass.) averaged 14.0 points to pace Mount Holyoke. MHC (6-17; 3-11 NEWMAC) is back in action on Wednesday when it hosts Springfield for a 7pm game. The Lyons then close out the regular season at home on Saturday in a 2pm contest against WPI. That game also marks Senior Day for the Lyons' three members of the Class of 2015. Live options can be found at



Mount Holyoke (7-17) concluded its regular season last week at the 2015 CSA National Championships. The Lyons defeated Georgetown (8-1), but fell to William Smith (5-4) and Connecticut College (5-4) to close out the action in the Epps Cup. Senior Samantha Rosado (Meriden, Conn.) not only went 3-0 on the weekend, but was also named the recipent of the 2015 Wetzel Award - given to a senior player who first began playing squash in college. She becomes the second player from MHC in the last three years to win the award.

The Lyons now wait for the announcement of the selections to the CSA Individual National Championships, which will be held next weekend (2/27-3/1) at Princeton University.



The Lyons were idle last week, but return to action on Friday, when they compete at the Division III New England Championships. The event, which begins on Friday and runs through Saturday, will be hosted by Smith College.



Mount Holyoke were idle last week, but return to action on Saturday, February 28 when it hosts its first show of the spring regular season at the MHC Equestrian Center. The show scheduled for this Saturday at UMass has been cancelled. Information regarding rescheduling will be available soon.


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